More Than 34,000 Illicit Cannabis Plants Seized from California Hemp Farm
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More Than 34,000 Illicit Cannabis Plants Seized from California Hemp Farm

Investigators also found over 4,600 pounds of processed illicit cannabis and 124 greenhouses.

August 3, 2022

Law enforcement has seized more than 34,000 illicit cannabis plants from a licensed hemp farm in San Jacinto, Calif.

The Riverside County Cannabis Regulation Task Force (CRTF), led by the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation, served a search warrant on the hemp farm July 28, according to a press release.

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In addition to the 34,000 plants, the CRTF also found more than 4,600 pounds of processed illicit cannabis, greenhouses, and a ghost handgun.

The task force served another search warrant July 29 to the home of the permit holder of the farm and found more pounds of cannabis and additional evidence; however, the investigation is still ongoing, and no one has been arrested or charged yet, according to the release.